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BookWoman presents Naming the Ghost: An Evening of Poetry

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BookWoman will present an evening of poetry on Zoom in celebration of Emily Hockaday's debut collection, Naming the Ghost (Cornerstone Press, 2022). Hockaday will be joined by poets Diana Marie Delgado and Matthew Zapruder, with Cindy Huyser as host.

Hockaday's debut collection, Naming the Ghost, was published in 2022 as part of Cornerstone Press' Portage Poetry Series. Hockaday's second collection is forthcoming from Small Harbor Publishing in 2023. She is the author of five chapbooks, most recently Beach Vocabulary, and is a Cafe Royal Cultural Foundation and New York City Artist Corps grant winner. Hockaday was a 2022 poetry resident at the Bethany Arts Community and the Middle House Review editor's prize winner. She lives in Queens.

Delgado is the author of the chapbook Late Night Talks with Men I think I Trust (Center for the Book Arts, 2015) and the full-length collection Tracing the Horse (BOA Editions, Ltd., 2019). A National Endowment for the Arts fellow and recipient of numerous scholarship and grants, she currently resides in Tucson where she is the Literary Director of the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona. She holds MFA degrees in poetry from both Columbia University and the University of California, Riverside.

Zapruder is the author most recently of Father’s Day, and Why Poetry. He is editor at large at Wave Books, and teaches in the MFA in creative writing at Saint Mary’s College of California. He is the editor of Best American Poetry 2022. A book of prose, Story of a Poem, will be published by Unnamed Press in April, 2023.

BookWoman will present an evening of poetry on Zoom in celebration of Emily Hockaday's debut collection, Naming the Ghost (Cornerstone Press, 2022). Hockaday will be joined by poets Diana Marie Delgado and Matthew Zapruder, with Cindy Huyser as host.

Hockaday's debut collection, Naming the Ghost, was published in 2022 as part of Cornerstone Press' Portage Poetry Series. Hockaday's second collection is forthcoming from Small Harbor Publishing in 2023. She is the author of five chapbooks, most recently Beach Vocabulary, and is a Cafe Royal Cultural Foundation and New York City Artist Corps grant winner. Hockaday was a 2022 poetry resident at the Bethany Arts Community and the Middle House Review editor's prize winner. She lives in Queens.

Delgado is the author of the chapbook Late Night Talks with Men I think I Trust (Center for the Book Arts, 2015) and the full-length collection Tracing the Horse (BOA Editions, Ltd., 2019). A National Endowment for the Arts fellow and recipient of numerous scholarship and grants, she currently resides in Tucson where she is the Literary Director of the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona. She holds MFA degrees in poetry from both Columbia University and the University of California, Riverside.

Zapruder is the author most recently of Father’s Day, and Why Poetry. He is editor at large at Wave Books, and teaches in the MFA in creative writing at Saint Mary’s College of California. He is the editor of Best American Poetry 2022. A book of prose, Story of a Poem, will be published by Unnamed Press in April, 2023.

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